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Pandemic housing policy: Examining the relationship among eviction, housing instability, health inequity, and COVID-19 transmission

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This journal article from Benfer et al. considers how housing displacement exacerbates COVID-19 infection rate and death, including a discussion on eviction, transiency, overcrowding, chronic conditions, and the perpetuation of health inequities among Black and Latinx people, proposing housing stabilization measures as critical components to a comprehensive COVID-19 strategy.

 

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Benfer, E.A., Vlahov, D., Marissa, L., Walker-Wells, E., Potteger, J.L., Gonsalves, G., Keene, D. (2020). Pandemic housing policy: Examining the relationship among eviction, housing instability, health inequity, and COVID-19 transmission. Journal of Urban Health. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3736457

Tags: COVID-19, Housing, Journal Article

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